Feb 12

We are thrilled to introduce our 2018 Children's Lenten Project, Welcome Home!

Our Lenten alms will help move five families out of the shelter and into homes through Housing Forward’s Supportive Housing Program.  Our goal is to raise $10,000 to furnish five apartments with the items that will transform them into homes.  Let us Welcome Home our brothers and sisters in Christ this Lent.

Feb 7

Join us at 6:45 p.m. in the Pine Room for our annual children's Mardi Gras celebration! Willing to Volunteer? Please contact the Religious Education office at 708-848-3099. 

Burning of Palms will take place around 7:45 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to the Church and School.

Jan 14

All families of Ascension Parish are invited to our

1st Annual Ascension Family Bowling Event!

Saturday, February 10 from 4-6 p.m.

Circle Lanes at 7224 Circle Avenue, Forest Park

Jan 14

The bustle of the Christmas season has passed and we look forward to beginning the New Year with

a great social event for the parents and friends of Ascension's Religious Education Program!


When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 7-11 p.m.

Jul 15

Registration for the 2017-18 year will be available on July 19, 2017 and due by August 16, 2017. Classes will begin the week of September 10, 2017.

Feb 22

This Lent, Ascension Parish will be providing several opportunities for Parish families to participate in Almsgiving.  We will be raising funds to help support the Trees that Feed Foundation, Operation Rice Bowl and encouraging our households to participate in a Carbon Fast sponsored by our H.O.M.E. Team.

Jul 21

We are interested in your input on the Religious Education Program. The RE Board created this survey to obtain candid, honest and helpful feedback from you and your family. Please take a few minutes to give us your thoughts. Thank you.

RE Survey

Religious Education Events

Religious Education Casino Night - Next Saturday, January 30

The bustle of advent is passed, and we look forward to beginning the New Year with a great social event for
the parents and friends of Ascension's Religious Education Program.
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: Skrine Chops, 7230 Madison Street, Forest Park
Contribution: $40
will provide hors d'oeuvres, two complimentary cocktails and $10 in chips.
Come join us for blackjack, craps, poker, roulette, a split-the-pot raffle, fabulous prizes and a night of

Jan 21

Come to the annual Children's Mardi Gras on Tuesday, February 9, at 6:45 pm in the Pine Room.
King Cake Cupcakes are available for 25 cents, find a baby and you will lead our parade!
Games and face painting for 25 cents
Hat-making, mask-making, noise-makers
Parade outside to the fire as we burn the palms for Ash Wednesday

Jan 21

Religious Education Casino Night